Senior Unix System Administrator

First Shift position. Public Trust Clearance is Required. Background
Investigation is required, you must have a current clean financial background.
This is a 24x7x365 Operations role, expected work days/hours are M-F 6AM-3PM EST. Weekends, nights, and holidays are necessary at times.
Build, configure, secure and deploy Solaris 10 system (global)
Ability to build, configure, secure and deploy Solaris 10 local zones (spare root or whole root zone)
Troubleshoot Solaris 10 issues emanating from hardware and software related and configuration issues
Analyze system performance and manage system resources
Install, configure, and manage Symantec Volume Manager for storage manager and Cluster Service software for system clustering
Build, configure, secure and deploy Red Hat LINUX standalone and Virtual Machine
Troubleshoot LINUX VM emanating from hardware and software related and configuration issues
Work with network administrators to configure and troubleshoot issues emanating from network
Monitor current hardware and infrastructure capacity and usage
Respond to critical alerts from Sys Edge, Netcool, Opsware, etc.
Write shell & PERL scripts to provide automation
Troubleshoot NetBackup related backup issues as required
Attend daily, weekly, and monthly client meetings as necessary
Proven Experience with Solaris 10 and Red Hat 5 &6 and/or VCS operating systems in installing, configuring, and maintaining. to include storage management, package & patch management via satellite server, and host security
Ability to debug Solaris 10, linux 5.3/6.2and/or VCS 5. 0-1 under time pressure
Ability to work from a Command Line Interface (CLI)
Proficient oral and written communication skills
Must have good customer service skills
Sound knowledge of Web servers, DNS, Firewalls, NetBackup, high availability solutions, load balancing
Experience with supporting servers in an EMC storage environment and associated tools
Essential Job Functions
Performs moderately complex systems and database administration. Monitors and tunes appropriate systems to ensure optimum level of performance.
Oversees appropriate level software installations and upgrades and related software packages.
Collects and reviews system data for capacity and planning purposes. Analyzes capacity data and develops capacity plans for appropriate level enterprise-wide systems. Coordinates with appropriate management personnel in implementing changes.
Supports the design and configuration of complex system landscapes.
Supports complex data/media recoverability through system backups and database archive operations. Plans, coordinates and directs appropriate level data refresh strategies.
Oversees, recommends and implements appropriate level database solutions and enhancements to ensure an improvement in system reliability and performance.
Oversees and applies appropriate support packages/patches to maintain system integrity.
Develops and maintains appropriate system documentation to ensure that documentation is current. Oversees the maintenance of a library of system-supporting process and procedure documentation.
Interacts with client management to answer questions, problems and requests regarding complex system issues.
Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
Six or more years of experience in a client-server environment
Experience working with appropriate complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance
Experience working with company products and services
Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures
Experience working with complex system implementations and organizational processes
Other Qualifications
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Good communication skills
Good personal computer and business solutions software skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Job: Systems Services
Title: Senior Unix System Administrator
Location: VA: VIRGINIA-ARLINGTON
Requisition ID: 1500A4S 77df0dec3928440895c09856bf148410

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